The Prime Minister of BPK Emir Oković and director of the Sarajevo EKO-REM Mensud jam signed an agreement to grant a concession for the construction of mini hydro centrals Apple on the river Kolin on the site Apples near Ustikolina.
The contract provides for the exploitation of the river Kolina in hydroelectric purposes in the next 30 years, and the construction of the power plant of 700 kW with an annual production of 3.1 GWh.
The value of the total investment is estimated at 2.3 million KM, while the electricity generated, according to the announcements, to fully meet all the needs of the local population MZ Apple, as part of the need BPK. Thanks to the contract, in the cantonal budget will be paid assets of close to 42,000 KM for one-time fee, and will also have the benefit of the citizens of the municipality of Foca in FBiH and environmental associations.
On the construction of mini hydro centrals which should be completed in October this year, will be hired local companies. According to announcements, the investment will enhance energy stability, and are planned to generate new employment.
– An investment of more than 2 million KM will give positive effects on the budget itself and the overall economic activity Canton – considered Emir Oković, Prime Minister BPK.
The company EKO-REM so far has made several of its own projects in the area of BPK, including the construction of mini hydro centrals on the Kosovo river.